Mel's Card Corner | Eat, Drink, and Be Scary

Eat, Drink, and Be Scary

I don’t usually make many Halloween projects, but as soon as I saw the new All Hallows Eve paper collection from Paper Phenomenon, I had to have it. It is probably the best Halloween paper collection I’ve ever seen. The...
Mel's Card Corner | AAA 147 - Along the Edge

AAA Cards 147 – Along the Edge

It’s time for another challenge at the AAA Cards challenge blog. Our new challenge kicking off today is Along the Edge with the optional twist of Inspired by a Song. Our guest designer for this challenge is Angie Cimbalo from...
Mel's Card Corner | AAA Cards 146 - Made in Minutes

AAA Cards 146 – Made in Minutes

It’s time for another new challenge over at the AAA Cards Challenge Blog. The theme for our new challenge is Made in Minutes with the optional twist of Summer. Our guest designer for this challenge is the very talented Bobby...
Mel's Card Corner | CAS Using Small Images

CAS Using Small Images

For today’s card, I thought I would play along with the latest Less Is More challenge. The challenge is to create a clean and simple (CAS) card using only small images (less than 2 inches in diameter). I thought about...
Mel's Card Corner | Hello Sunshine

Hello Sunshine

I recently joined the Design Team (DT) for the AAA Cards Clean and Simple Challenges. Did you know there is also a really fun Facebook group for our challenge blog, too? Each month there is a card lottery, a card...
Mel's Card Corner | Rainbow Thoughts

Rainbow Thoughts

For today’s card, I was inspired by a couple of different weekend challenges taking place. One is the Weekend Workout challenge in the AAA Cards CAS Challenge Facebook group. The other is the Weekend Color Challenge at StampNation. Both challenges...
Mel's Card Corner | Spotty Fun Featuring Altenew Inks & Stencil

Spotty Fun Featuring Altenew Products

For today’s card, I’m featuring several products from Altenew. They’re definitely one of my favorite stamp companies. One of the things I love most about them is their innovative layering stamps and stencils. While I’m not using any of their...
Mel's Card Corner | Spring Wreath Turnabout

Spring Wreath Turnabout

For today’s card, I decided to pair the Wreath Turnabout stamp set from Concord and 9th with some soft pretty Spring ink colors from the Spa Collection of ink from Catherine Pooler Designs. When making Spring cards, I often reach...
Mel's Card Corner | Amazing Life Ombre

Amazing Life Ombre

For today’s card, I thought I would pull out the Amazing Life stamp set again from Stampin’ Up!® I absolutely love this stamp set and I’m going to be so sorry to see it go when it retires on June...
Mel's Card Corner | Quick & Easy Birthday Card

Quick & Easy Birthday Card

Each month, Stampin’ Up!® issues a Simple Stamping challenge to their Demonstrators. The purpose of this challenge is to create cards simply using stamp, ink, and paper. Today’s card is for the April Simple Stamping challenge. For the Simple Stamping...